Tim Hockey is a financial services veteran with more than 32 years experience in retail banking and wealth management and a passion for leveraging technology to enhance the client experience.
As President of TD Ameritrade, he is primarily responsible for the oversight of the strategy and operations supporting the company’s three client channels: Retail Investing, Trading and Institutional, and will assume additional responsibilities for technology, operations and corporate functions over the coming months. He has been appointed by the company’s board of directors as successor to Chief Executive Officer Fred Tomczyk, who has announced his intent to retire at the end of the 2016 fiscal year.
Hockey joined TD Ameritrade in January 2016 from TD Bank Group, where he most recently served as Group Head, Canadian Banking and Wealth management, and as President and CEO of TD Canada Trust. His primary responsibilities covered a portfolio of global businesses totaling nearly CDN $13 billion in annual revenue and included global direct investing, advisory and Canadian asset management businesses, as well as leadership of Canadian personal banking, business banking and auto finance. Over his 32-year career with TD, he held senior positions in a variety of areas including mutual funds, retail distribution, information technology, core and small business, credit cards and personal lending.
Hockey holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario and sits on the Advisory Board of the Richard Ivey School of Business. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the SickKids Foundation, the largest non-governmental granting agency in children’s health in Canada, and was Chair of the Hospital for Sick Children’s Research and Learning Tower Campaign. He is on the board of The Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance and served as the 2015 Honorary Chair for the Ride to Conquer Cancer.
He was an executive member of the Canadian Bankers Association, previously serving as Chair of the organization. He is also a past winner of Canada’s “Top 40 Under 40,” a program that celebrates Canadians who have reach significant success before the age of 40 in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.
Hockey can be followed on Twitter at @TimHockey.